Director of Economic and Housing Development - City of San Bernardino, CA
The City of San Bernardino (213,000) is the second largest city in the Inland Empire. Its strategic location has made it home to nationally known companies such as Mattel, Amazon, Kohl’s and BNSF Railway. Last year San Bernardino voters approved a charter revision to the Council Manager form of government, and the City has now successfully exited its bankruptcy process. The Director is a new entrepreneurial position reporting directly to the City Manager and oversees a new department with 8 full-time employees managing the consolidated functions of economic development, housing and property management. This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic, ethical, creative and effective professional to make a significant impact in the community and contribute to San Bernardino’s renaissance. The position requires at least ten years of increasingly responsible professional experience in economic development, housing, municipal planning, property management, or land development including a minimum five years in a management capacity. Related experience in a government agency within California is highly desirable. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, finance, economics, housing, planning, urban studies, real estate, marketing or a closely related field is a typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities required. The City offers an excellent annual salary range ($142,536-$173,244) DOQE and benefits package for this position.
Filing deadline is October 9, 2017.
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